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1996 Daytona 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 31
Sunday, February 18, 1996 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:14:25
Average Speed: 154.308 mph
Pole Speed: 189.51 mph
Cautions: 6 for 26 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.12 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 32

Glossary    1996 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1996 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 788   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford200360,775running40180
2 13   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200215,065running32175
3 425   Ken Schrader Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200169,547running12170
4156   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford200118,840running0160
51699   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford20091,702running0155
6 915   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Hayes Modems   (Bud Moore)Ford20096,720running0150
82194   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford20078,155running29147
72016   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford20082,712running0146
101121   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford20074,255running1139
91010   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford20079,987running0138
111923   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford20066,105running1135
133641   Ricky Craven Kodiak / Circle K   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet20063,167running6129
123444   Jeff Purvis MCA Records   (James Finch)Chevrolet20052,262running0127
14329   Lake Speed Spam   (Harry Melling)Ford20060,445running0121
152371   Dave Marcis Prodigy   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet20052,230running0118
16432   Rusty Wallace Miller   (Roger Penske)Ford20060,142running0115
173518   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet20059,715running0112
191498   Jeremy Mayfield RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19946,482running1111
182942   Kyle Petty Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Pontiac19953,870running0109
203943   Bobby Hamilton STP 25th Anniversary   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac19953,740running0103
22428   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford19943,675running1102
24 55   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet19668,570running44101
213381   Kenny Wallace Square D / T.I.C.   (Fil Martocci)Ford19940,685running0100
232730   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac19751,775running094
251827   Elton Sawyer Blair Motorsports   (David Blair)Ford19640,572running088
261322   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac19554,860running085
272629   Steve Grissom Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet19149,437running082
28311   Rick Mast Hooters   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac19048,782running079
302533   Robert Pressley Skoal Bandit   (Leo Jackson)Chevrolet17148,265handling478
294017   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet18048,220handling076
324111   Brett Bodine Lowe's   (Brett Bodine)Ford16244,405handling172
311275   Morgan Shepherd Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford16443,192handling070
333097   Chad Little Sterling Cowboy   (Greg Pollex)Pontiac15837,687crash064
35 228   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford14585,847running263
34387   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford15744,120crash061
362419   Loy Allen, Jr. Healthsource   (Mark Smith)Ford13537,192crash055
38 637   John Andretti Kmart / Little Caesars   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford12857,152crash2354
371790   Mike Wallace Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford13537,237crash052
40 34   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film / Back to Back Daytona 500 Winner   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet8170,120engine348
393787   Joe Nemechek Burger King   (Joe Nemechek)Chevrolet8643,302handling046
412212   Derrike Cope Mane 'N Tail   (Bobby Allison)Ford5343,752crash040
42 824   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1359,052handling037
432863   Dick Trickle Purina Hi Pro   (Brittan Schnell)Ford936,552engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Brett Bodine11pitting before green flag
Darrell Waltrip17pitting before green flag
Bobby Labonte18pitting before green flag

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Steve Seligman65Elena's / Mariani LeasingJerry O'NeilFord
45Chuck Bown95Shoney's InnSadler BrothersFord
46Bobby Hillin, Jr.77Jasper / Federal MogulDoug BawelFord
47Tracy Leslie73Barkdoll Racing / X-1RPhil BarkdollChevrolet
48Delma Cowart0Master's Inn EconomyH.L. WatersFord
49Jim Bown57Matco Tools / West RentsSteve BaloghChevrolet
50Joe Ruttman80MCA Records / David Lee MurphyStan HoverFord
51Jim Sauter72ProdigyDave MarcisChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11144   #1,2,24,29,87 accident tri-oval 
152814  
29324   #28 accident tri-oval 
335422  
55584   #12 accident tri-oval 
5913072  
1311344   #21,37 accident backstretch 
1351362  
1371404   #11,18,19,90 accident backstretch 
14115919  
1601656   #7,9,33,43,44,75,97 accident tri-oval 
16620035  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.0%             Average green flag run: 24.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ernie Irvan122
  Ken Schrader342
  Dale Earnhardt51814
  Terry Labonte19224
  Dale Earnhardt23253
  Terry Labonte26261
  Dale Jarrett27282
  Terry Labonte29291
  Robert Pressley30334
  Michael Waltrip34341
  Jeremy Mayfield35351
  Dale Jarrett36372
  Terry Labonte385518
  Hut Stricklin56561
  Terry Labonte577620
  Sterling Marlin77793
  John Andretti809314
  Ken Schrader941007
  John Andretti1011099
  Jimmy Spencer1101101
  Bill Elliott11113121
  Brett Bodine1321321
  Bill Elliott1331408
  Dale Jarrett1411444
  Dale Earnhardt1451517
  Dale Jarrett1521598
  Dale Earnhardt1601601
  Ricky Craven1611666
  Dale Earnhardt1671715
  Ken Schrader1721743
  Dale Earnhardt1751762
  Dale Jarrett17720024

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Dale Jarrett 180    
2   Dale Earnhardt 175   -5  
3   Ken Schrader 170   -10  
4   Mark Martin 160   -20  
5   Jeff Burton 155   -25  
6   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. 150   -30  
7   Bill Elliott 147   -33  
8   Ted Musgrave 146   -34  
9   Michael Waltrip 139   -41  
10   Ricky Rudd 138   -42  
11   Jimmy Spencer 135   -45  
12   Ricky Craven 129   -51  
13   Jeff Purvis 127   -53  
14   Lake Speed 121   -59  
15   Dave Marcis 118   -62  
16   Rusty Wallace 115   -65  
17   Bobby Labonte 112   -68  
18   Jeremy Mayfield 111   -69  
19   Kyle Petty 109   -71  
20   Bobby Hamilton 103   -77